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Huddersfield Road, Diggle / Carriageway Works

Letter from Oldham Council informing residents of Diggle about the forthcoming improvements to the Carriageway on Huddersfield Road.

Re: Huddersfield Road, Diggle / Carriageway Works

We shall shortly be carrying out the reconstruction of the carriageway outside your property. The Highways Services Division of the Council will carry out the work.

Due to the nature […]

Chemo 5, 6, 7 and 8 – It’s been a hard year

by Jo Taylor

CHEMO 5, 6, 7 AND 8 – IT’S BEEN A HARD YEAR Incredibly I felt fine when I turned up at Christies for chemo the day after my 60 mile Manchester to Blackpool bike ride for The Christies charity. The 7 week break inbetween the first 4 cycles and the last 4 […]

Huddersfield Road Diggle to be closed for resurfacing

Oldham Council have announced that they will be closing Huddersfield Road, Diggle for three weeks for resurfacing work.

The work will be completed during the next eighteen months and the council will give two weeks notice before any work is started.

During the road closure a diversion will be in place taking vehicles up Standedge […]

Saddleworth Teenager Missing – UPDATE found

Appeal to trace Saddleworth teenager

Rebecca Laithwaite

UPDATE: GMP have confirmed Rebecca is home and safe. Thank you to everyone who shared this story and helped.

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing Saddleworth teenager.

Rebecca Laithwaite, 15, was last seen on the 184 bus from Diggle yesterday afternoon (Saturday) at about 3.10pm heading […]

The fight will continue say Saddleworth residents

Public demonstrating outside the council meeting (Stuart Coleman©2015)

At Oldham’s full council meeting, on Monday 5th February 2015, Cllr Amanda Chadderton, Oldham’s Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, and all but three councillors voted to reject a petition from 3000 Saddleworth residents asking for the new secondary school to be built in Uppermill. It is […]

Hanging Gate Storytelling Group

Ian Siegal at the White Hart

ian siegal

Ian Siegal supported by Garron Frith

White Hart, Lydgate, OL4 4JJ

Friday 13th February

Doors 7.30pm, Show 8.00pm – Tickets £15

Tickets from: White Hart, Uppermill Post office, Mossley Station Chippy, wegottickets.com, yorkshiregigguide.co.uk, neilsbluesnight@hotmail.com

Take a look at Ians awards and what the press has to say about him:

Contemporary Album of the Year – […]